Would you like to expand your knowledge of French language and culture? Join instructor and French-native Jerome Manin on a “tour de France.”
Participants 18 and older will learn about French history, culture and language through discussions and media presentations.
The Claremont city council approved funding for a number of local community-based organizations Tuesday and heard a report from the city arborist regarding removal of trees along Foothill Boulevard.
Fifteen organizations received $86,500 from general funds, while five organizations received $30,000 in available homeless services funds.
Deputy Community Services Director Dave Roger responded to concerns about tree removal along Foothill Boulevard with a presentation during Tuesday night’s meeting.
Residents, especially near the area of Foothill and Mountain Avenue, have been in an uproar in recent days over trees taken out as part of the yearlong Foothill Boulevard improvement project. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
On Thursday, May 23, more than 100 volunteers were honored at the senior program’s annual volunteer recognition event. Volunteers were treated to a taco bar, cake pops, custom-made pins, a photo booth and live music. Volunteers awarded for exceptional service are Margo Lopez, Blaisdell Site Award; Bette Nola, Joslyn Site Award and more.
High school senior Eunice Yip and Andrew Farke from the Webb Schools recently published a paper on a dinosaur–the Edmontosaurus.
Also known as a duck-billed dinosaur, the Edmontosaurus was four-legged plant-eating dinosaur from around 66 million years ago. If you have heard of the Tyrannosaurus rex, well, this particular dinosaur was likely T rex food.
The Claremont Police Department now has four service areas with a specific lieutenant assigned to each area to address specific concerns residents may have in their neighborhoods.
“The Claremont Police Department strives to provide excellent customer service to the citizens we serve,” the department shared in a press release.
Attendees at Claremont’s Memorial Day service place their hands over their hearts as the National Anthem is played on Monday in Oak Park Cemetery. The annual service, which is sponsored by both the City of Claremont and the American Legion Post 78, included remarks from Mayor Corey Calaycay, a special interview with World War II veteran Joe Castorina and concluded with the playing of Taps. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The winner of the ninth annual Claremont Educational Foundation’s Prius raffle was announced Wednesday, weeks after the first name drawn was disqualified.
Ginny Stewart, a Rancho Cucamonga resident who works for the Claremont Unified School District, was declared the winner of the raffle on the morning of May 21 at Claremont Toyota, according to a news release from CEF.
The Police Station Citizen’s Advisory Committee (PSCAC) has settled on a funding mechanism for a future ballot measure.
The committee voted nearly unanimously last Wednesday to back a parcel tax based on square footage, with 10 votes in favor and two abstentions. Committee member Jim Keith put forth the motion. Sally Seven and John Jocelyn abstained.
Sister Terry Dodge, executive director of Crossroads, was recently named one of the 2019 Women of the Year by Congress member Judy Chu. The award recognizes women who contribute to the community through organizing leadership and service. A luncheon was held at the San Marino Chamber of Commerce.
The Claremont Adult School will hold its first ever commencement ceremony Friday, May 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Taylor Hall, 1775 N. Indian Hill Blvd., in Claremont.
The ceremony will celebrate the achievements of the advanced ESL students, HiSet graduates, pharmacy technicians and new US citizens. Refreshments will be served. RSVP to (909) 624-6402.
Dee Proffitt wasn't the only Claremonter impacted by heavy rains that hit the city this afternoon. The forecast for off and on rain showers Wednesday became a reality as flooding rains started pounding the Claremont Village just after 1:30 p.m. A large storm cell literally hovered over the city and as of 2:20 p.m. and was actually growing in size reaching all the way to Chino. The forecast for the remainder of the day is for more rain, in some cases heavy. The fast moving storm should blow through the area by 6 p.m. The forecast for Thursday is for more rain, sometimes heavy in spots with flooding. High temperature for the day will be 63 degrees. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger